Local Spotlight: Karis Academy

Scholars, educators, and researchers all agree: learning a second language for your child has many benefits. During a generation of acute social awareness in our fast-changing society, kids these days experience a new kind of global village during the daily comings and goings. From experiencing cultural days at school to […] Read more »

Spotlight: The Africa Project (TAP)

The Africa Project is an organization that is near and dear to me. I had first come to know of them when the Executive Director came and enlightened my High School students about the work they were doing in Africa. Educating the community and anyone they can reach, The Africa […] Read more »

Local Spotlight: ME Weddings and Events

The bent knee. The shiny ring. The tears, phone calls, and crazy friends. The magazines. The hair pulling. The frazzled mess. Every bride-to-be starts off with an elated sense of bliss and visions of a perfect wedding day. Then the planning begins and perfection starts to unravel. Then come THE […] Read more »

New Starbucks, Walmart Coming to Irvine

When convenience and caffeine run your day, what better way to get your fix than a drive-thru Starbucks?! Alas, it is not a mirage but the familiar green siren welcoming those who need her.  Located in the Von Karman Plaza in Irvine, this new Starbucks is near familiar stores such as Joann’s, […] Read more »

Local OC Spotlight: The Iron Press

Driving to work, driving home, running errands, having appointments, taking care of bills, kids, sickies, housework….ahhhh!  Our daily grind at times calls for some serious comfort food. And beer. Some nice cold beer. Fortunately, there is an oasis called The Iron Press. When you want the comfort of home style […] Read more »

Notary Public Services Now Available!

Just a quick announcement: I am now able to notarize documents for my clients, past clients, and others here in California!  This is an additional service to my real estate services that will hopefully make your experience more efficient and convenient with me. Of course if you are just needing […] Read more »

New Plans for Tustin Legacy

As a resident of the city of Tustin, I receive the city’s seasonal magazine in the mail.  It includes information about events around the city, classes that residents can take that are sponsored by the city, highlights of positive strides by the city, and more. In the Fall 2012 issue […] Read more »

Tustin Legacy Development Update

If you’ve driven down Edinger between Jamboree and Red Hill in the city of Tustin lately, you would have noticed some major construction going on related to the development of Tustin Ranch Road.  You can also see a lot of construction activity going on near the hangar where Warner and Tustin […] Read more »

Local Spotlight: Financially Yours

These days everyone is experiencing some kind of penny-pinching.  One less latte a week.  One less dinner out.  One more DIY project to work on.  With gas prices going up and paychecks going down, our finances are becoming more and more part of our daily conversation.  From tips from talk […] Read more »